This Week in Public Policy - August 27 - 31, 2018

This Week in Public Policy provides a summary of policy and legislation in Ohio and at the federal level that is of interest to people with disabilities.

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It’s been a very quiet week with both state and federal legislative bodies out on Summer recess. Posting an update because one committee has been scheduled for next week. Enjoy the Labor Day Holiday!

In Washington:

On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing entitled, “Opportunities to Improve Health Care.” It is believed the EMPOWER Care Act will be among several topics discussed during this hearing. The hearing will take place at 10:00 a.m. in Room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing can be watched online at